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abortion

termination of pregnancy

amniocentesis

percutaneous aspiration of amniotic fluid

antepartum

before childbirth

cervix uteri

rounded, cone shaped neck of the uterus

cesarean

surgical opening through abdominal wall for delivery

chorionic villus sampling

biopsy of the outermost part of the placenta

cordocentesis

procedure to obtain a fetal blood sample; called percutaneous umbilical blood sampling

corpus uteri

uterus

curettage

scraping of cavity using a spoonshaped instrument

cystocele

herniation of the bladder into the vagina

delivery

childbirth

dilatation

condition of being stretched or dilated

dilation

expansion of cervix

ectopic

pregnancy outside the uterus

hysterectomy

surgical removal of the uterus

hysterorrhaphy

suturing of the uterus

hysteroscopy

visualization of the canal of the uterine cervix and cavity of the uterus using scope placed through vagina

introitus

opening or entrance to vagina to uterus

ligation

binding or tying off; binding fallopian tube for sterilization

oophor

prefix meaning ovary

oophorectomy

surgical removal of the ovary

oviduct

fallopian tubes

perineum

area betweem the vulva and anus, also known as pelvic floor

postpartum

after childbirth

salpingectomy

surgical removal of the uterine tube

salpingo

prefix meaning tube

salpingostomy

creation of a fistula into the uterine tube

tocolysis

repression of uterine contraction

anatomic site

female genital system subsection is divided by this from vulva to the ovaries

urinary system codes

skenes gland procedures are reported using codes from what subsection

skenes gland

also known as para urethral duct, group of small mucous glands located near end of urethra and part of urinary system

mons pubis

vulva includes 1

labia majora

vulva includes 2

labia minora

vulva includes3

bulb of vestible

vulva incudes 4

vaginal orifice or vestibule

vulva includes 5

bartholins gland

greater and lesser; vulva includes 6

physician

who is responsible for determining the complexity of destruction procedure

simple

destruction codes are based on whether the destruction is

complex

destruction codes are based on whether the destruction is 2

false

destruction of a lesion is also known as excision

vulvectomy

describes removal of portion of vulva

simple

extent of vulvectomy; skin and superficial subcutaneous tissue

radical

extent of vulvectomy; skin and deep subcutaneous tissue

partial

size of vulvectomy; less than 80%

complete

size of vulvectomy; greater than 80%

size and extent

removal of vulva area is reported with which two measures

vulva

external female genitalia

perineum

area between the vulva and anus; also known as pelvic floor

vagina

canal from the external female genitalia to the uterus

version

turning of the fetus from a presentation other than cephalix(head down) to cephalic for ease of birth

introitus

plastic repair of this is surgical repair of the opening of the vagina

colpotomy

cutting into the vagina to gain access to the pelvic cavity

pessary

vaginal support device

colporrhaphy

describes procedure in which the surgeon strengthens the wall of weakened vagina by pulling together the weakened area with sutures

colposcopy

microscope is used to view the vagina

general anesthesia

service described in manipulation category of vagina subheading requires

leep

loop electrode excision procedure; uses heated wire to remove cervical tissue

endometrial sampling

biopsy of the mucous lining of the uterus

hysterectomy

codes that represent the majority of codes in the corpus uteri subheading

diagnostic procedure

first rule of laparoscopy is that surgical laparoscopy always includes

chromotubation

injection of fluie, either saline or contrast material into fallopian tube during surgical procedure

radiology

hysterosalpingography would have a component code from what section

ligation

method of tubal ligation; tying of the tube with suture material

transection

method of tubal ligation; removing a portion fo the tube

occlusion

method of tubal ligation; blocking a tube with a clip, ring or band

trimesters

gestation is divided into three time periods

LMP to 12 weeks

first trimester

13-27

second trimester

28-EDD

third trimester

EDD

estimated date of delivery

ripening

preperation of cervix for birth or dilation is termed cervical

postpartum

time after delivery

block

occlusion, cervical cap

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